Nov 30, 2012 10:00pm PST
on that coming up in about six minutes. stick around. but a strike has effectively shut down the port of entryr many of those prod . >> we depend on goods shipped from over seas but a strike shut down the port of entry for many products the part of las angeles and long beach california. it came to about $200 billion worth this year. so what's the problem? here's cbs news reporter john black stone. >> reporter: it began with 70 workers now all 800 members of the union are on strike. but 10,000 other workers are refusing to cross the picket line. that's brought the normally busy port to a near stand still. >> there's probably about a billion dollars worth of goods that come through this port everyday. and we probably got a -- about 900,000 or so people in the south land who's jobs are tied to the activity going to this port. >> six ships are anchored off the coast. >> if the ships are not working. the truckers are not working. the warehouse people are not working. it will ripple through the supply chain. >> it doesn't take much of a delay to cause problems for people. >> no. a very short delay wi
Dec 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
lake and clover dale and lake port. but the majority is still waiting for the first drops of rain. the central and south bay, they are currently just sitting there dry and cloudy. the wind advisory will be windy along for the rainfall at the coast and the city of the north bay with the sustained winds. and some isolated gusts to 50 miles per hour tomorrow morning. here's that much rain. just a couple drifts there. three to six inches of new rainfall for the north bay mountains. you'll see two to five inches of rain and santa clara county. two to three inches of new rainfall by the end of the week. the timing arriving and how long it will stick around and whether or not it will impact your travel coming up before christmas in a few minutes. >> all right, thanks. >>> whiteout conditions stranding fliers in the midwest. it dumped tons of snow in the midwest. more than 500 flights out of chicago's o'hare and midway have been canceled. airlines are waiving fees for customers who want to change flights because of all that snow. >>> six more victims of the newtown massacre were laid to r
Dec 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
earlier. high winds toppled a 100-foot tree onto a car port. a close call for the driver. >> i was standing right underneath it over here. and some winds hit us. but i feel very grateful that we're okay. and we're alive. >> reporter: pg&e says even healthy trees can come down in weather like this. oftentimes they take down power lines with them. they have crews spread throughout the bay area. >> they will be working around the clock. >> reporter: and we did have a nice break from the rain earlier this evening. but it is really coming down now! another thing we saw was that the weather snarled traffic earlier. i know we were stuck on highway 101 for more than an hour. now traffic is finally moving, things getting back to normal. >>> heavy rain and high winds at sfo caused more than 100 flights to be canceled. 18 states in the midwest are dealing with snow, rain, and high winds, causing cancellations and delays at many airports nationwide. track the storm anytime on our website. >>> this morning the nation paused to remember the victims of last friday's mas shooting in connecticu
Dec 3, 2012 10:00pm PST
than 10 years. >>> the port of oakland and union workers have reached a tentative contract agreement. two weeks ago more than 500 members of sciu local 1021 went on strike. both sides had been bargaining at the table for 60 months. details of the agreement will be released from the contract when it is voted on wednesday. >>> the highway patrolman is recovering after flipping his cruiser on 580 during the overnight chase. it happened near the road around 3:30 a.m. and the trooper swerved to avoid a big rig and hit an embankment rolling his patrol car. he wasn't seriously hurt. the suspect he was chasing was caught and arrested. >>> the weekend shooting of a young man brings san jose's murder rate to a 20-year high. police say 17-year-old daniel cappatillo died on friday night. the victim of the suspected gang killing, which marks san jose's 43rd murder of 2012. the last time the city had that many killings was in 1997. >>> closing in on the fiscal cliff, the latest offer and rejection in washington. strange new clues about the whereabouts of a missing millionaire from silicone valley.